Gives you a warm feeling

Qinetiq touts ‘Transformer-like’ mobility-scooter killbot | The Register:

TALONs are small tracked ground-crawling droids which can be fitted with a variety of different field-handy deelies: articulated gripper claws, specialised bomb-disposal weapons, Taser electric cattleprod guns, etc. TALON SWAT can be configured with “a choice of weapons for a lethal or less-than-lethal response”, while the SWORDS* TALON can have an M16 assault rifle, M240 or M249 machinegun, Barrett .50 sniper rifle – good for shooting people hiding behind truck engine blocks – or really get serious with a multi-shot grenade or rocket-launcher.

One has to wonder: where are the people who buy these things going to keep finding battlefields full of actual people to kill?

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